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NY Sports Report with Mike Lalor: MLB and NBA analysis

On Wednesday, February 17th, Pitchers and Catchers started to report to Major League Baseball Camps in both Florida and Arizona. What a welcome and warming sight after the recent blast of Arctic air that dominated much of the central and eastern parts of the United States during President’s Day weekend. Now, 108 days after Kansas City Royal closer Wade Davis ... Read More »

Sports Thoughts with Mike Lalor: Baseball HOF & Resurgent Knicks

Baseball Hall of Fame Congratulations to Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza who were voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWA). Both are extremely deserving, and Ken Griffey, Jr. set a new standard for percentage of voting obtained, with 99.3% (437 out of 440); the previous record was held by ... Read More »

Mike Lalor’s Sports Report: Jets, Mets, Knicks and more!

Week 8 Preview: New York Jets (4-2) at Oakland Raiders (3-3)…and around NY sports Coming off a 30-23 Week 7 road loss to the undefeated, and first place-New England Patriots, the New York Jets (4-2, 2nd AFC East) will travel out to northern California this weekend, in order to take on the improved Oakland Raiders (3-3, 2nd AFC West). Last ... Read More »

2015-16 NEW YORK KNICKS PREVIEW: ARE WE STAYING ME7O?

By Jared Mintz, Guest Columnist courtesy of BroJackson.com Re·build rēˈbild/ verb build (something) again after it has been damaged or destroyed. When Phil Jackson was named as President of the New York Knicks towards the end of the 2013-14 season, it really wasn’t to bring the organization a quick turnaround. It was to rebuild a roster that was damaged, and in return, set in place ... Read More »

New York Knicks Draft Thoughts

This was really a three-man draft for studs with Towns, D’Angelo Russell and Jahlil Okafor. The Knicks sat at four and in need of a home run, they swung for the fences with Kristaps Porzingis, who had the biggest superstar potential of anyone left. Porzingis got booed, but Mudiay didn’t have a No. 4 value, at least not in the ... Read More »

NBA Draft: New York Knicks First Round Picks Analysis

4. New York Knicks – Kristaps Porzingis (F, Spain) Analysis: Conventional wisdom would suggest New York was going to take Emmanuel Mudiay with the fourth pick. But instead the Knicks, who had expressed interest in moving down potentially, go with the Latvian-born Porzingis, who has drawn comparisons to Dirk Nowitzki. Most foreign players are shrouded in a little bit of ... Read More »

Knicks get #4 Pick; Wolves come away with #1 pick in NBA Draft

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The Minnesota Timberwolves already have the last two No. 1 picks on their roster. Now they have the opportunity to add another one. The 2015 NBA Draft lottery pretty much held to form on Tuesday night, with the Timberwolves winning the No. 1 pick. It’s the first time that the team with the worst record ... Read More »

Grizzlies rout Knicks, clinch playoff berth

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Zach Randolph had 23 points and seven rebounds, Marc Gasol added 21 points and eight boards and the Memphis Grizzlies routed the New York Knicks 103-82 on Monday night. With the victory, Memphis secured its fifth consecutive playoff berth, its third straight 50-win season and 100th win for head coach Dave Joerger. “It is more ... Read More »